ROANOKE, VA – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces the 2019 All-CIAA preseason football team, as voted on by the CIAA Football Coaches Association and the Sports Information Directors Association, and the predicted order of finish as selected by the head football coaches. The preseason team and predicted order were both announced during the CIAA’s annual football […]Read more "CIAA Announces 2019 Preseason Football Team and Predicted Order of Finish"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2019 All-SWAC Preseason teams and Predicted Order of Finish on Tuesday at Football Media Day with Alcorn State and Southern tabbed to finish in first place in the Eastern and Western divisions respectively in a vote conducted by the leagues’ Head Coaches and Sports Information Directors. […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2019 Preseason All-SWAC Football Teams"
ATLANTA – ESPN’s standing partnership with the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) continues in 2019-20 with a five-game slate featured exclusively on ESPN3 for the third consecutive season, announced Friday by the league office. This year’s mania will include three classics: Prince Hall Americanism Football Classic, White Water Classic, and 84th Annual Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic, along with the renewed […]Read more "SIAC Announces 2019 ESPN TV Football Schedule"
NORFOLK, Va. —The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its ESPN football package for the 2019 season, which features nine regular-season match-ups on ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN3 and one postseason appearance on ABC. The nationally-televised games are a part of the MEAC’s ongoing partnership with ESPN. The 15th annual MEAC/SWAC Football Challenge kicks off the […]Read more "MEAC Announces 2019 ESPN Football TV Schedule"
GRAMBLING, La. — Grambling State University, along with the department of athletics, will hold a special ceremony at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 12 to honor former GSU quarterback Doug Williams. Grambling State will hold a street naming ceremony in honor of Williams and will take place on the corner of Facilities and Stadium Drive in […]Read more "Grambling State to honor Doug Williams"
ATLANTA – Junior running back Santo Dunn of Morehouse College was named the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Preseason Offensive Player of the Year along with senior linebacker Austin Stephens of Miles College who was selected as Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, announced Tuesday during media day at the College Football Hall of Fame in […]Read more "SIAC Announces 2019 All-Conference Football Preseason Honors"
NORFOLK, Va. — North Carolina Central infielder Corey Joyce was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Baseball Player of the Year, the conference announced. Delaware State junior Garrett Lawson earned Pitcher of the Year honors, while Ryan Miller of North Carolina Central was named Rookie of the Year. Norfolk State head coach Keith Shumate received Coach of the Year accolades. All awards were voted […]Read more "MEAC Announces 2019 Baseball All-Conference Teams and Honors"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced its 2019 All-Conference Baseball teams and award winners, with individuals from Alabama State, Southern and Jackson State receiving individual honors. The teams and award winners were decided in a vote by the league’s coaches and sports information directors, with the honors handed out during a reception. Alabama […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2019 All-Conference Baseball Teams and Awards"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced the 2019 SWAC Baseball Tournament field, with Southern and Alabama State heading into the postseason with respective number one seeds. The Jaguars (18-6 SWAC) completed one of the best year-to-year turnarounds in recent league history, going from last place in the Western Division in 2018 to division champion […]Read more "SWAC Announces Bracket For 2019 Baseball Tournament"
By Mike Coker, Black College Nines In its inaugural year, the Historically Black College and University World Series is a matchup featuring Southern University and North Carolina A&T University, as they meet on the baseball diamond in an interconference matchup that will crown an HBCU baseball champion. The HBCU World Series will take place on […]Read more "Inaugural HBCU Baseball World Series: Southern vs. North Carolina A&T"